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Uesugi Jinja Shrine, Yonezawa

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Feed koi carp from the traditional Japanese bridge at Uesugi Jinja Shrine, dedicated to the war god Uesugi Kenshin, one of the most popular warriors of the "warring states" period. Sometimes referred to as "Samurai Village," you can view a treasure trove of artifacts and mementos including armors, swords, paintings, and Buddhist calligraphy works. The surrounding grounds provide a great place for a picturesque and peaceful stroll, with grand trees delivering profuse blossoms in April, and changing spectacularly in October, providing excellent photo opportunities. Using our online itinerary creator, Yonezawa attractions like Uesugi Jinja Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • What to see at the small shrine of normal special is not there. And pray what it. In the middle of a small tourist information Office. Few people visited during the low season.
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  • 我在雪燈祭時候造訪,被銀白世界所覆蓋的上杉神社,有一種截然不同的美感,參道因為祭典的關係,沿途被雪燈妝點的宛如另一個世界,在神社境內,祈求平安的人群大排長龍,明明現場大雪紛飛,仍不辭辛勞的排隊,只能說這上杉神社在我去過的神社中不算特別,但因為雪燈祭,讓他大大的不同。  more »
  • Flickering during snow, snow or snow hole igniting the candlestick or lighting illumination and a fantastic and was the best! Slide your feet so careful!
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